Job Description :
Role: RF Systems Engineer / Sr. RF Systems Engineer
Location: San Jose, CA
Skills: SPI/CPI, Earned Value, System requirements definition, decomposition, flow down, and traceability, RF-based SIGINT and COMINT system
Experience : 8 Years
Job type: Direct hire
Visa requirement: US citizens and Greencard holders


Senior RF Systems Engineers analyze customer requirements and develops RF-based SIGINT solutions to support program execution and business development.

Additional responsibilities include:

Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
Leverages system analysis, design, verification, delivery, and troubleshooting experience to improve program execution and new system offerings
Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation, and interface definition
Supports technical and cost proposals to meet challenging customer requirements
Lead engineering groups in technical execution and improved processes

Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
Perform mission, functional, cost-benefit, and risk analysis
Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
Effectively chooses the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects
Works on advanced architectures that may result in new business for the company
Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system design weaknesses


Understanding of RF-based SIGINT and COMINT system architecture and design
Experience with satellite orbital data and missions
Substantial use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
System requirements definition, decomposition, flow down, and traceability
Substantial proficiency with requirements management, system design & system modeling tools
System-level and software-level integration and test, including formal test plans and procedures
Substantial written and verbal communications skills, including presentations to internal stakeholders, executive management, and customers
Substantial understanding and ability to apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, and Cost Account Management (CAM)
Able to travel worldwide, up to 20% expected

BS/MSEE with at least 10 years of experience
RF background and the ability to clearly articulate, verbally and in writing, new concepts and capabilities to discriminating customers
Satellite Communications collection systems, including antenna earth terminals and communications protocols
System-level signal, RF path, and link budget analyses
Communications Intelligence (COMINT), Direction Finding (DF) and geolocation systems